WHY CAPE TOWN?
Cosmopolitan and abundant in natural beauty, Cape Town is the powerhouse of the Western Cape province – South Africa's second main economic center. Known colloquially as "Silicon Cape," the city is home to a thriving tech startup scene and a dynamic small business sector. Take our two-week program here to gain insight into African business practices and emerging markets on the continent.
- Two-week program in international business, focusing on Africa and emerging markets
- Provided in collaboration with our local partner institution
- Offered each autumn on a rotating basis with our Shanghai, New Delhi and São Paulo locations
59% of the country's tech startups are based in the Western Cape region
Home to world's busiest container port
Economy dominated by small and medium-size businesses
Talent hotspot, with four top-ranking universities and 94,000 students
Stellenbosch University is located in the historic university town of Stellenbosch, South Africa, among the Boland Mountains in the winelands of the Western Cape. According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, it is one of the top 300 universities in the world, and among the top 20 in BRICS countries. It is also one of South Africa's leading tertiary institutions based on research output, student pass rates, and rated scientists.